There is an increasing need for professional policy analysts and program evaluators at the local, state, national and international levels. According to the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), public policy is the third fastest-growing specialization within public service education.UCF’s public policy graduate program and graduate certificate prepare students to understand the interdependence of public administration and policy research in all fields across the current programs of the School of Public Administration, with a major focus in policy research and evaluation and evidence-based decision making in a collaborative environment. This professional degree program and graduate certificate enables students to learn and apply evidence-based public policy formulation, implementation and evaluation framework in a range of policy domains including urban policy, environmental policy, transportation policy, economic development policy, disaster policy, homeland security, criminal justice, health policy and international/global policy.
Alumni & Giving
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